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Please find below a brief summary of news and events from the IFRS® Foundation over the past month:

Invitation for nominations for membership of the SME Implementation Group

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation invite nominations of suitable candidates for membership of the SME Implementation Group (SMEIG). The SMEIG supports adoption, implementation and application of the IFRS for SMEs Standard.

Call for academic research papers

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), the Financial Accounting Standards Board and The Accounting Review are calling for academic research papers for a joint conference taking place in November 2022 entitled 'Accounting for an Ever-Changing World'.

Update on appointments to the inaugural ISSB

Chair of the IFRS Foundation Trustees Erkki Liikanen provides an update on the Trustees’ work to appoint ISSB members to work with the ISSB Chair and Vice-Chair.

IASB issues an update to the IFRS Accounting Taxonomy 2021

The IFRS Accounting Taxonomy 2021 has been updated to reflect the February 2021 amendments Disclosure of Accounting Policies and Definition of Accounting Estimates.

IFRS Foundation Trustees announce ASAF membership 2022–2024

View the new composition of the Accounting Standards Advisory Forum, the technical advisory body to the IASB.

Workshop to discuss selected submissions on corporate disclosures

Join an online workshop on 27 June 2022, where selected academic research papers on corporate disclosures will be presented and discussed.

Webcasts explaining the IASB’s Exposure Draft Supplier Finance Arrangements

Watch two short webcasts that provide background to reverse factoring and other supplier finance arrangements, and illustrate how the IASB’s proposals aim to enhance the transparency of supplier finance arrangements.

An interview with new ISSB Chair Emmanuel Faber

Learn more about the inaugural Chair of the ISSB, what attracted him to the role and his ambitions for the ISSB.